Manufacturer’s Description

The Sony 8GB HDR-CX290 HD Handycam Camcorder utilizes an 8.9MP Exmor R CMOS sensor and a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens for capturing Full HD 1080/60p video and 8.9MP still images. Users have the option of recording video in one of two formats; the MP4 format is optimized for sharing videos on the web, and AVCHD offers the highest quality. The Zeiss lens offers a 35mm equivalent of 29.8mm on the wide end of the focal range, and the optical zoom ratio is 27x. In addition, a 50x Extended Zoom gets you even closer to the action.

The Specs

Video Recording
Minimum Lux Rating 3 lux
Video Capture Format Full HD
Quick Glance
LCD Screen Size 2.7 in
Recording Media Memory Card|Flash Memory
Image Stabilization Optical
Maximum Video Capture Resolution 1920 x 1080
Warranty
Warranty Information 1 Year
Dimensions
Weight 6.35 oz
Image Processor
Image Sensor Exmor R CMOS
Image Sensor Quantity 1
Image Sensor Size 1/5.8"
More Info
URL http://www.sony.com
General Features
Flash Memory Capacity 8 GB
Lens Features
Optical Zoom 27 X
Focal Length 2.10 mm to 57 mm
Digital Zoom 320x

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